Thanks for all the responses. I talked to my OB about it and he says in the state of MD that it is illegal to take the placenta out of the hospital (says its considered human remains). So since I am def delivering in the hospital I guess the encapsulation is out of the question. Glad to hear it worked well for some of you, I think it's a neat idea.
Thanks for asking this question, I've been wondering about this myself. I have heard conflicting information about what you can or cannot do with your placenta if you have a hospital birth but really want to look into this for the future even though the next baby is wayyy further down the road. I had horrible baby blues with DS and I'm willing to do anything to prevent that from happening again.
I did my own placental encapsulation with my last little one. It is relatively simple to due, but does take sometime. I know this may seem gross, but this time around (due in 3 weeks) I plan on just steaming it up and eating it lol. I tried it last time and it literally taste like steak lol. I still have all of the products to do encapsulation and would be willing to do it for you...im sure of course you'd like to get to know me first lol. Which is perfectly fine with me seeing as Im in desperate need of friends and a life.